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Have I told you about the time I dropped off 3,000 comics at SDCC? Scifinator private msg quote post Address this user
@Dart1146 - Could be. Sometimes when the submission is moving between stages, I have seen oddities like that. The most common invoice change I see is moving from HeatSeal back to Grading within a day of so of moving to shipping.
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@Scifinator Cool. Thank you for the response!
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Collector Nearmint67 private msg quote post Address this user
@Dart1146 Welcome to the forum. Make sure you show your books when you get them back...
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@Nearmint67 Will do, just 2 books though as I am just a small collector who collects cool covers and George Perez books more than anything. The exciting one is a Tomb of Dracula 10 that I picked up in 2010ish and the other is a New Suicide Squad: Futures End #1.
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I'm good with splotches. Nuffsaid111 private msg quote post Address this user
It appears that the Clark Gregg signing has been completed from back in May.
I just got an email from CBCS (Saturday again... bravo to those working Sat), that my comic has completed grading for the Clark Gregg signing.
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my two comics have been gone since feb and are still in billing I'm wondering if I'll ever even see them again defiantly need to find a new grading company
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I'm good with splotches. Nuffsaid111 private msg quote post Address this user
It is defiantly going to be a nice day here in the northeast
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Have I told you about the time I dropped off 3,000 comics at SDCC? Scifinator private msg quote post Address this user
For those coming to this thread for actual information which may give you an idea of Grade only and Press & Grade TATs, with a couple of VSP thrown in, below is a detail of my 32 Non-Express Tier submissions from June 2021 through August of 2022.

Another Press & Grade submission has moved "Shipping", plus another submission just reverted from HeatSeal to Grading, so my guess it goes to "Shipping" in a day or so in Bold below.

Delivered to CBCS on June 8th 2021 in two separate boxes. (All standard, w/out any FAST P's and one with VSP added).

5 of the 11 had press completed within 43wks,
1 of the 11 had press completed in 44wks,
1 of the 11 had press completed in 45wks,
1 of the 11 had press completed in 49wks,
1 of the 11 had press completed in <50wks,
1 of the 11 had press completed in <52wks.
1 of the 11 likely had press completed in ~52wks

#-----4D21-MD 30 Comics - Ready for Pickup 6/9 = 52wk/255 Business day Combined Press & Grade TAT, In HeatSeal 5/24, In Grading Room 5/23, Just under 50 wks In Pressing Room.

#-----3BBA-MD 30 Comics - Ready for Pickup 4/20 = 45wk/217 Business day Combined Press & Grade TAT, In Labels 4/18, 45 wks in Pressing Room.

#-----1FC5-MD 30 Comics - Ready for Pickup 6/9 = 52wk/255 Business day Combined Press & Grade TAT,
In HeatSeal 5/24, In Grading Room 5/20, 49 wks in Pressing Room.

#-----0B3E-MD 60 Comics - Complete/Shipped 10/28 = 71 1/2wk/343 Business day Combined Press & Grade TAT, In Shipping 10/28, In Billing (credit) 10/28, In HeatSeal 10/7, In Labels 10/7, Officially in Grading 10/5 but press finished 8/1 or likely earlier, In Pressing Room. (per SteveRicketts Pressing Post#389, this has likely been pressed, just haven't received notification or dashboard update)

#-----FD6C-MD 101 Comics - Ready for Pickup 5/13 = 48wk/237 Business day Combined Press & Grade TAT, In Labels 5/10, In Grading Room 4/11, 44 wks in Pressing Room.

#-----DDAD-MD 31 Comics - Ready for Pickup 6/9 = 52wk/255 Business day Combined Press & Grade TAT,
In HeatSeal 5/24, In Labels 5/20, In Grading Room 4/7, 43 wks in Pressing Room.

#-----943E-MD 26 Comics - Ready for Pickup 4/19 = 45wk/216 Business day Combined Press & Grade TAT, In Labels 4/11, In Grading Room 4/4, 43 wks in Pressing Room.

#-----905B-MD 30 Comics - Shipped 4/14 = 44wk/213 Business day Combined Press & Grade TAT, 4/13 Shipping, In Labels 4/12, In Grading Room 4/4, 43 wks in Pressing Room.

#-----7E7E-MD 30 Comics - Shipped 4/27 = 46wk/222 Business day Combined Press & Grade TAT, In Shipping 4/22, In Labels 4/18, In Grading Room 4/4, 43 wks in Pressing Room

#-----6C85-MD 30 Comics - Shipped 6/9 = 52wk/255 Business day Combined Press & Grade TAT, Shipping 6/8, In HeatSeal 5/24, In Labels 5/20, In Grading Room 4/5, 43 wks in Pressing Room.

#-----4259-MD 30 Comics w/2 VSP - Ready for Pickup 8/16 = 61 wk/291 Business day Combined Press & Grade TAT, In HeatSeal 8/11, In Labels 8/10, In Pressing Room. (per SteveRicketts Pressing Post#389, this likely had press completed in May or June, just hadn't received notification or dashboard update)


Delivered to CBCS 6/21/21
#-----C148-MD - 30 comics - Ready for Pickup 9/29 = 66wk or 322 business day combined Press & Grade TAT, In HeatSeal 9/27, In Labels 9/26, In Grading Room 5/31, Previously only mark Received, never marked In Pressing.


Delivered to CBCS 6/29/21
#-----6136-MD - 102 comics - Ready for Pickup 10/11 = 67wk or 324 business day combined Press & Grade TAT, In HeatSeal 9/27, In Labels 9/27, In Billing 9/26, In Grading Room 6/8, Received

#-----82E4-MD - 34 comics - Ready for Pickup 9/28 = 65wk or 315 business day combined Press & Grade TAT, In HeatSeal 9/27, In Labels 9/26, In Grading Room 6/7, Received


Delivered to CBCS 7/6/21
#-----C197-MD - 21 comics - Ready for Pickup 9/16 = 62wk or 301 business day combined Press & Grade TAT[/b], In HeatSeal 8/02, In Labels 7/29, In Grading Room 6/23, 50 wks / 240 Business day Press TAT.

#-----EB2E-MD - 30 comics - Completed/Shipped 10/24 = <68wk or 328 business day combined Press & Grade TAT, In Shipping 10/24, In HeatSeal 10/19, In Labels 10/19, In Grading notification 10/19 (press completed 8/1 or likely earlier), In Pressing Room. (per SteveRicketts post that they are working on orders delivered Sept 2021, just haven't received notification or dashboard update)

#-----E175-MD - 34 comics - Ready for Pickup 11/2 = 69wk or 335 business day combined Press & Grade TAT, In Grading (Pre-Shipping?) 11/1, In HeatSeal 10/31, In Labels 10/20, In Grading notification 10/19 (press completed 8/1 or likely earlier), In Pressing Room. (per SteveRicketts post that they are working on orders delivered Sept 2021, just haven't received notification or dashboard update)

#-----D6B1-MD - 32 comics - In HeatSeal 10/31, In Labels 10/29. In Grading notification 10/24 (press completed 8/1 or likely earlier),In Pressing Room. (per SteveRicketts post that they are working on orders delivered Sept 2021, just haven't received notification or dashboard update)


Delivered to CBCS 7/14/21
#-----19FC-MD - 30 comics - Completed/Shipped 10/28 = 67wk or 327 business day combined Press & GradeTAT, In Shipping 10/19, In QC 10/18, In HeatSeal 10/17, In Labels 10/14. In Grading notification 10/11,(press completed 8/1 or likely earlier), In Pressing Room. (per SteveRicketts post that they are working on orders delivered Sept 2021, just haven't received notification or dashboard update)

#-----24FC-MD - 30 comics - Completed/Shipped 10/20 = 66wk or 321 business day combined Press & Grade TAT, In shipping 10/19, In HeatSeal 10/17, In Labels 10/14, In Grading notification 10/14 (press completed 8/1 or likely earlier), In Pressing Room. (per SteveRicketts post that they are working on orders delivered Sept 2021, just haven't received notification or dashboard update)

#-----6D64-MD - 60 comics - Reverted back to "Grading", so probably will be in shipping in 1-2 business days 11/7, In HeatSeal 10/21, In Labels 10/20, In Grading notification 10/18 (press completed 8/1 or likely earlier), In Pressing Room. (per SteveRicketts post that they are working on orders delivered Sept 2021, just haven't received notification or dashboard update)

#-----7189-MD - 30 comics - Completed/Shipped 9/29 = 63wk or 304 business day combined Press & Grade TAT, In Shipping 9/23, In HeatSeal 9/23, In Labels 9/22, In Grading 8/1 or likely earlier, In Pressing Room. (per SteveRicketts post that they are working on orders delivered Sept 2021, just haven't received notification or dashboard update)

#-----8142-MD - 68 comics - Completed/Shipped 10/25 = <68wk or 329 business day combined Press & Grade TATIn Shipping 10/24, In QC 10/24,In HeatSeal 10/19, In Labels 10/19, In Grading notification 10/18 (press completed 8/1 or likely earlier), In Pressing Room. (per SteveRicketts post that they are working on orders delivered Sept 2021, just haven't received notification or dashboard update)

#-----8596-MD - 30 comics - Completed/Shipped 10/10 = <65wk or 311 business day combined Press & Grade TAT, in Shipping 10/10, In HeatSeal 10/6, In Labels 10/5, Officially In Grading 10/5 but finished press 8/1 or likely earlier, In Pressing Room. (per SteveRicketts post that they are working on orders delivered Sept 2021, just haven't received notification or dashboard update)

#-----A44C-MD - 60 comics - In Shipping 11/7, Received another In Grading notification, so probably will be in shipping in 1-2 business days 11/3, Back to In HeatSeal 10/28, In Labels 10/24, In HeatSeal 10/22, In Labels 10/19, In Grading notification 10/18 (press completed 8/1 or likely earlier), In Pressing Room. (per SteveRicketts post that they are working on orders delivered Sept 2021, just haven't received notification or dashboard update)

#-----B5DA-MD - 29 comics - Completed/Shipped 10/26 = 67wk or 324 business day combined Press & Grade TAT, In Shipping 10/25, In HeatSeal 10/20, In Labels 10/19, In Grading notification 10/19 (press completed 8/1 or likely earlier), In Pressing Room. (per SteveRicketts post that they are working on orders delivered Sept 2021, just haven't received notification or dashboard update)

#-----876C-EX - 30 comics - Ready for Pickup 9/16 = 61wk or 295 business day combined Press & Grade TAT, In HeatSeal 8/02, In Labels 7/29, In Grading Room 6/24, Received[/b]


Delivered to CBCS 9/20/21
#-----7374-MD - 8 comics Grade only/No Press - Completed/Ready for Pickup 9/12, In Labels 9/2, In Grading 7/16, Received - Total Grade only TAT = <51 wks or 244 Business days.

#-----6A82-MD - 18 comics - Completed/Ready for Pickup 9/11, In HeatSeal 9/1, In Grading 8/31, another case of Pressing in less than a year with 49 wk movement. CBCS changed invoice back to "Received" 8/25, In Pressing Room - Total TAT w/Press = <51 weeks or 244 business days

#-----6A82-EX - 7 comics - Completed/Ready for Pickup 9/11, In HeatSeal 9/1, In Grading 8/31, another case of Pressing in less than a year with 49 wk movement. CBCS changed invoice back to "Received" 8/25, In Pressing Room 5/27, TAT w/Press = <51 weeks or 244 business days [/b]


Delivered to CBCS 2/24/22
#-----EAC8-CN - 2 comics - In Pressing Room

#-----EAC8-EX - 11 comics - In Pressing Room

#-----EAC8-MD - 17 comics - In Pressing Room

#-----BD64-EX - 2 comics - In Pressing Room

#-----BD64-MD - 39 comics - In Pressing Room

#-----8043-MD w/VSP - 14 comics - In Pressing Room


Delivered to CBCS Friday 08/19/22
#-----A0CC-PRM - 1 comic - In Pressing Room 8/22, Received 8/22

#-----A0CC-V+ - 2 comics - In Pressing Room 8/22, Received 8/22

#-----A734-VN - 5 comics - In Pressing Room 8/22, Received 8/22

#-----A2F1-MD - 32 comics - In Pressing Room 8/22, Received 8/22

#-----7372-MD - 10 comics - In Pressing Room 8/22, Received 8/22

#-----703D-MD - 12 comics - In Pressing Room 8/22, Received 8/22

#-----786C-MD - 20 comics / Grade only - Received 8/22

#-----7A3B-MD - 14 comics - In Pressing Room 8/23, Received 8/23

#-----A5EC-RH - 4 comics / ReHolder - Ready for Pick-up 9/6, In Labels 8/23, Received 8/23

#-----8803-RH - 4 comics / ReHolder - Completed/Shipped 9/6, In Shipping 9/2, In Labels 8/26, Received 8/23

I will continue to update until completed.
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I like bean sprouts. James42 private msg quote post Address this user
When does the clock start? Specifically, I have a small (4 books) express order that arrived at CBCS yesterday. My dashboard as of yet only shows the order as "submitted." Should I expect today to be day one, or am I waiting for some nebulous future "arrival" date?
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I award you no points… stanley_1883 private msg quote post Address this user
The website says the current TaT for a standard press is 490 days……I cannot quite wrap my head around that. Not for nothing but it appears that there is a chance that someone is new to comic collecting, gets a comic, sends it in, and by the time they get it back, they don’t collect anymore.
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Have I told you about the time I dropped off 3,000 comics at SDCC? Scifinator private msg quote post Address this user
Quote:
Originally Posted by James42
When does the clock start? Specifically, I have a small (4 books) express order that arrived at CBCS yesterday. My dashboard as of yet only shows the order as "submitted." Should I expect today to be day one, or am I waiting for some nebulous future "arrival" date?

@James42 - The TAT clock start clicking now, even if your dashboard does not get updated for several days, weeks, or months. When your dashboard gets updated does not reflect actual TAT as CBCS has a separate internal tracking system that is not directly tied to the dashboard for security purposes.
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Suck it up, buttercup!! KatKomics private msg quote post Address this user
Quote:
Originally Posted by stanley_1883
The website says the current TaT for a standard press is 490 days……I cannot quite wrap my head around that. Not for nothing but it appears that there is a chance that someone is new to comic collecting, gets a comic, sends it in, and by the time they get it back, they don’t collect anymore.



only 280 days to have a child!!
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I'm good with splotches. Nuffsaid111 private msg quote post Address this user
For the record, African Elephants gestation is 24 months.
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Collector Silversorrow private msg quote post Address this user
My new baby boy was born 2 weeks after my most recent submission in June (snail speed pressing/grading). I'm not sure if he'll be in school by the time I receive my submission back or not but either way it will be an interesting race! 😃 The clock is ticking.....
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Collector Batman79 private msg quote post Address this user
I barely remember owning my submission books as it has been so long now.
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Collector Nearmint67 private msg quote post Address this user
Quote:
Originally Posted by Silversorrow
My new baby boy was born 2 weeks after my most recent submission in June (snail speed pressing/grading). I'm not sure if he'll be in school by the time I receive my submission back or not but either way it will be an interesting race! 😃 The clock is ticking.....


Send in a new submission now. It should be back in time for you to give it to your child at high school graduation.
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Collector Dart1146 private msg quote post Address this user
My order from late November 2021 with pressing entered the grading queue today . I got 2 emails letting me know (one book is modern and the other is expanded.)
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Collector bloodblues private msg quote post Address this user
Another 1 year anniversary today!
13 Modern books, 3 VSPs, No Pressing.
Entered into system as Received 11/09/2021.
STILL in Received status!
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Have I told you about the time I dropped off 3,000 comics at SDCC? Scifinator private msg quote post Address this user
For those coming to this thread for actual information which may give you an idea of Grade only and Press & Grade TATs, with a couple of VSP thrown in, below is a detail of my 32 Non-Express Tier submissions from June 2021 through August of 2022.

Updating on a Completed/Shipped submission, plus another Press & Grade submission has moved "Shipping", and another HeatSeal to Grading reversion in Bold below.

Delivered to CBCS on June 8th 2021 in two separate boxes. (All standard, w/out any FAST P's and one with VSP added).

5 of the 11 had press completed within 43wks,
1 of the 11 had press completed in 44wks,
1 of the 11 had press completed in 45wks,
1 of the 11 had press completed in 49wks,
1 of the 11 had press completed in <50wks,
1 of the 11 had press completed in <52wks.
1 of the 11 likely had press completed in ~52wks

#-----4D21-MD 30 Comics - Ready for Pickup 6/9 = 52wk/255 Business day Combined Press & Grade TAT, In HeatSeal 5/24, In Grading Room 5/23, Just under 50 wks In Pressing Room.

#-----3BBA-MD 30 Comics - Ready for Pickup 4/20 = 45wk/217 Business day Combined Press & Grade TAT, In Labels 4/18, 45 wks in Pressing Room.

#-----1FC5-MD 30 Comics - Ready for Pickup 6/9 = 52wk/255 Business day Combined Press & Grade TAT,
In HeatSeal 5/24, In Grading Room 5/20, 49 wks in Pressing Room.

#-----0B3E-MD 60 Comics - Complete/Shipped 10/28 = 71 1/2wk/343 Business day Combined Press & Grade TAT, In Shipping 10/28, In Billing (credit) 10/28, In HeatSeal 10/7, In Labels 10/7, Officially in Grading 10/5 but press finished 8/1 or likely earlier, In Pressing Room. (per SteveRicketts Pressing Post#389, this has likely been pressed, just haven't received notification or dashboard update)

#-----FD6C-MD 101 Comics - Ready for Pickup 5/13 = 48wk/237 Business day Combined Press & Grade TAT, In Labels 5/10, In Grading Room 4/11, 44 wks in Pressing Room.

#-----DDAD-MD 31 Comics - Ready for Pickup 6/9 = 52wk/255 Business day Combined Press & Grade TAT,
In HeatSeal 5/24, In Labels 5/20, In Grading Room 4/7, 43 wks in Pressing Room.

#-----943E-MD 26 Comics - Ready for Pickup 4/19 = 45wk/216 Business day Combined Press & Grade TAT, In Labels 4/11, In Grading Room 4/4, 43 wks in Pressing Room.

#-----905B-MD 30 Comics - Shipped 4/14 = 44wk/213 Business day Combined Press & Grade TAT, 4/13 Shipping, In Labels 4/12, In Grading Room 4/4, 43 wks in Pressing Room.

#-----7E7E-MD 30 Comics - Shipped 4/27 = 46wk/222 Business day Combined Press & Grade TAT, In Shipping 4/22, In Labels 4/18, In Grading Room 4/4, 43 wks in Pressing Room

#-----6C85-MD 30 Comics - Shipped 6/9 = 52wk/255 Business day Combined Press & Grade TAT, Shipping 6/8, In HeatSeal 5/24, In Labels 5/20, In Grading Room 4/5, 43 wks in Pressing Room.

#-----4259-MD 30 Comics w/2 VSP - Ready for Pickup 8/16 = 61 wk/291 Business day Combined Press & Grade TAT, In HeatSeal 8/11, In Labels 8/10, In Pressing Room. (per SteveRicketts Pressing Post#389, this likely had press completed in May or June, just hadn't received notification or dashboard update)


Delivered to CBCS 6/21/21
#-----C148-MD - 30 comics - Ready for Pickup 9/29 = 66wk or 322 business day combined Press & Grade TAT, In HeatSeal 9/27, In Labels 9/26, In Grading Room 5/31, Previously only mark Received, never marked In Pressing.


Delivered to CBCS 6/29/21
#-----6136-MD - 102 comics - Ready for Pickup 10/11 = 67wk or 324 business day combined Press & Grade TAT, In HeatSeal 9/27, In Labels 9/27, In Billing 9/26, In Grading Room 6/8, Received

#-----82E4-MD - 34 comics - Ready for Pickup 9/28 = 65wk or 315 business day combined Press & Grade TAT, In HeatSeal 9/27, In Labels 9/26, In Grading Room 6/7, Received


Delivered to CBCS 7/6/21
#-----C197-MD - 21 comics - Ready for Pickup 9/16 = 62wk or 301 business day combined Press & Grade TAT[/b], In HeatSeal 8/02, In Labels 7/29, In Grading Room 6/23, 50 wks / 240 Business day Press TAT.

#-----EB2E-MD - 30 comics - Completed/Shipped 10/24 = <68wk or 328 business day combined Press & Grade TAT, In Shipping 10/24, In HeatSeal 10/19, In Labels 10/19, In Grading notification 10/19 (press completed 8/1 or likely earlier), In Pressing Room. (per SteveRicketts post that they are working on orders delivered Sept 2021, just haven't received notification or dashboard update)

#-----E175-MD - 34 comics - Ready for Pickup 11/2 = 69wk or 335 business day combined Press & Grade TAT, In Grading (Pre-Shipping?) 11/1, In HeatSeal 10/31, In Labels 10/20, In Grading notification 10/19 (press completed 8/1 or likely earlier), In Pressing Room. (per SteveRicketts post that they are working on orders delivered Sept 2021, just haven't received notification or dashboard update)

#-----D6B1-MD - 32 comics - Reverted back to "Grading", so probably will be in shipping in 1-2 business days 11/8, In HeatSeal 10/31, In Labels 10/29. In Grading notification 10/24 (press completed 8/1 or likely earlier),In Pressing Room. (per SteveRicketts post that they are working on orders delivered Sept 2021, just haven't received notification or dashboard update)


Delivered to CBCS 7/14/21
#-----19FC-MD - 30 comics - Completed/Shipped 10/28 = 67wk or 327 business day combined Press & GradeTAT, In Shipping 10/19, In QC 10/18, In HeatSeal 10/17, In Labels 10/14. In Grading notification 10/11,(press completed 8/1 or likely earlier), In Pressing Room. (per SteveRicketts post that they are working on orders delivered Sept 2021, just haven't received notification or dashboard update)

#-----24FC-MD - 30 comics - Completed/Shipped 10/20 = 66wk or 321 business day combined Press & Grade TAT, In shipping 10/19, In HeatSeal 10/17, In Labels 10/14, In Grading notification 10/14 (press completed 8/1 or likely earlier), In Pressing Room. (per SteveRicketts post that they are working on orders delivered Sept 2021, just haven't received notification or dashboard update)

#-----6D64-MD - 60 comics - In Shipping 11/09 , Reverted back to "Grading", so probably will be in shipping in 1-2 business days 11/7, In HeatSeal 10/21, In Labels 10/20, In Grading notification 10/18 (press completed 8/1 or likely earlier), In Pressing Room. (per SteveRicketts post that they are working on orders delivered Sept 2021, just haven't received notification or dashboard update)

#-----7189-MD - 30 comics - Completed/Shipped 9/29 = 63wk or 304 business day combined Press & Grade TAT, In Shipping 9/23, In HeatSeal 9/23, In Labels 9/22, In Grading 8/1 or likely earlier, In Pressing Room. (per SteveRicketts post that they are working on orders delivered Sept 2021, just haven't received notification or dashboard update)

#-----8142-MD - 68 comics - Completed/Shipped 10/25 = <68wk or 329 business day combined Press & Grade TATIn Shipping 10/24, In QC 10/24,In HeatSeal 10/19, In Labels 10/19, In Grading notification 10/18 (press completed 8/1 or likely earlier), In Pressing Room. (per SteveRicketts post that they are working on orders delivered Sept 2021, just haven't received notification or dashboard update)

#-----8596-MD - 30 comics - Completed/Shipped 10/10 = <65wk or 311 business day combined Press & Grade TAT, in Shipping 10/10, In HeatSeal 10/6, In Labels 10/5, Officially In Grading 10/5 but finished press 8/1 or likely earlier, In Pressing Room. (per SteveRicketts post that they are working on orders delivered Sept 2021, just haven't received notification or dashboard update)

#-----A44C-MD - 60 comics - Completed/Shipped 11/07 = <69wk or 332 business day combined Press & Grade TAT, In Shipping 11/7In Shipping 11/7,[/b] Received another In Grading notification, so probably will be in shipping in 1-2 business days 11/3, Back to In HeatSeal 10/28, In Labels 10/24, In HeatSeal 10/22, In Labels 10/19, In Grading notification 10/18 (press completed 8/1 or likely earlier), In Pressing Room. (per SteveRicketts post that they are working on orders delivered Sept 2021, just haven't received notification or dashboard update)

#-----B5DA-MD - 29 comics - Completed/Shipped 10/26 = 67wk or 324 business day combined Press & Grade TAT, In Shipping 10/25, In HeatSeal 10/20, In Labels 10/19, In Grading notification 10/19 (press completed 8/1 or likely earlier), In Pressing Room. (per SteveRicketts post that they are working on orders delivered Sept 2021, just haven't received notification or dashboard update)

#-----876C-EX - 30 comics - Ready for Pickup 9/16 = 61wk or 295 business day combined Press & Grade TAT, In HeatSeal 8/02, In Labels 7/29, In Grading Room 6/24, Received[/b]


Delivered to CBCS 9/20/21
#-----7374-MD - 8 comics Grade only/No Press - Completed/Ready for Pickup 9/12, In Labels 9/2, In Grading 7/16, Received - Total Grade only TAT = <51 wks or 244 Business days.

#-----6A82-MD - 18 comics - Completed/Ready for Pickup 9/11, In HeatSeal 9/1, In Grading 8/31, another case of Pressing in less than a year with 49 wk movement. CBCS changed invoice back to "Received" 8/25, In Pressing Room - Total TAT w/Press = <51 weeks or 244 business days

#-----6A82-EX - 7 comics - Completed/Ready for Pickup 9/11, In HeatSeal 9/1, In Grading 8/31, another case of Pressing in less than a year with 49 wk movement. CBCS changed invoice back to "Received" 8/25, In Pressing Room 5/27, TAT w/Press = <51 weeks or 244 business days [/b]


Delivered to CBCS 2/24/22
#-----EAC8-CN - 2 comics - In Pressing Room

#-----EAC8-EX - 11 comics - In Pressing Room

#-----EAC8-MD - 17 comics - In Pressing Room

#-----BD64-EX - 2 comics - In Pressing Room

#-----BD64-MD - 39 comics - In Pressing Room

#-----8043-MD w/VSP - 14 comics - In Pressing Room


Delivered to CBCS Friday 08/19/22
#-----A0CC-PRM - 1 comic - In Pressing Room 8/22, Received 8/22

#-----A0CC-V+ - 2 comics - In Pressing Room 8/22, Received 8/22

#-----A734-VN - 5 comics - In Pressing Room 8/22, Received 8/22

#-----A2F1-MD - 32 comics - In Pressing Room 8/22, Received 8/22

#-----7372-MD - 10 comics - In Pressing Room 8/22, Received 8/22

#-----703D-MD - 12 comics - In Pressing Room 8/22, Received 8/22

#-----786C-MD - 20 comics / Grade only - Received 8/22

#-----7A3B-MD - 14 comics - In Pressing Room 8/23, Received 8/23

#-----A5EC-RH - 4 comics / ReHolder - Ready for Pick-up 9/6, In Labels 8/23, Received 8/23

#-----8803-RH - 4 comics / ReHolder - Completed/Shipped 9/6, In Shipping 9/2, In Labels 8/26, Received 8/23

I will continue to update until completed.
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Collector cbusch1 private msg quote post Address this user
Just did a quick rough estimate of TAT for some of my orders all are around the standard TAT, which is approx 1 year in real time. I had some orders returned to me at the point and a VSP returned a little earlier than that ~ 10 months.
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Have I told you about the time I dropped off 3,000 comics at SDCC? Scifinator private msg quote post Address this user
@cbusch1 - did any of those submissions have Press?
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Have I told you about the time I dropped off 3,000 comics at SDCC? Scifinator private msg quote post Address this user
For those coming to this thread for actual information which may give you an idea of Grade only and Press & Grade TATs, with a couple of VSP thrown in, below is a detail of my 32 Non-Express Tier submissions from June 2021 through August of 2022.

Just got the Completed/Shipped notification, in Bold below, on the last of my 2021 submissions that were delivered to CBCS between June and September. Some quick factoids:

33 Separate submissions
- 28 Press & Grade Submissions
- 1 VSP, Press & Grade Submission
- 4 Grade only Submissions

The longest TAT of my grade only was <51 wks or 244 Business days.
The longest TAT for combined Press & Grade was only 71 1/2 wks or 343 Business days.
The Shortest TAT for combined Press & Grade was 44 wks or 213 Busisness days.
The funny thing is, that both the longest and shortest TATs came from submissions that were delivered to CBCS on the same day on June 8th.


Delivered to CBCS on June 8th 2021 in two separate boxes. (All standard, w/out any FAST P's and one with VSP added).

5 of the 11 had press completed within 43wks,
1 of the 11 had press completed in 44wks,
1 of the 11 had press completed in 45wks,
1 of the 11 had press completed in 49wks,
1 of the 11 had press completed in <50wks,
1 of the 11 had press completed in <52wks.
1 of the 11 likely had press completed in ~52wks

#-----4D21-MD 30 Comics - Ready for Pickup 6/9 = 52wk/255 Business day Combined Press & Grade TAT, In HeatSeal 5/24, In Grading Room 5/23, Just under 50 wks In Pressing Room.

#-----3BBA-MD 30 Comics - Ready for Pickup 4/20 = 45wk/217 Business day Combined Press & Grade TAT, In Labels 4/18, 45 wks in Pressing Room.

#-----1FC5-MD 30 Comics - Ready for Pickup 6/9 = 52wk/255 Business day Combined Press & Grade TAT,
In HeatSeal 5/24, In Grading Room 5/20, 49 wks in Pressing Room.

#-----0B3E-MD 60 Comics - Complete/Shipped 10/28 = 71 1/2wk/343 Business day Combined Press & Grade TAT, In Shipping 10/28, In Billing (credit) 10/28, In HeatSeal 10/7, In Labels 10/7, Officially in Grading 10/5 but press finished 8/1 or likely earlier, In Pressing Room. (per SteveRicketts Pressing Post#389, this has likely been pressed, just haven't received notification or dashboard update)

#-----FD6C-MD 101 Comics - Ready for Pickup 5/13 = 48wk/237 Business day Combined Press & Grade TAT, In Labels 5/10, In Grading Room 4/11, 44 wks in Pressing Room.

#-----DDAD-MD 31 Comics - Ready for Pickup 6/9 = 52wk/255 Business day Combined Press & Grade TAT,
In HeatSeal 5/24, In Labels 5/20, In Grading Room 4/7, 43 wks in Pressing Room.

#-----943E-MD 26 Comics - Ready for Pickup 4/19 = 45wk/216 Business day Combined Press & Grade TAT, In Labels 4/11, In Grading Room 4/4, 43 wks in Pressing Room.

#-----905B-MD 30 Comics - Shipped 4/14 = 44wk/213 Business day Combined Press & Grade TAT, 4/13 Shipping, In Labels 4/12, In Grading Room 4/4, 43 wks in Pressing Room.

#-----7E7E-MD 30 Comics - Shipped 4/27 = 46wk/222 Business day Combined Press & Grade TAT, In Shipping 4/22, In Labels 4/18, In Grading Room 4/4, 43 wks in Pressing Room

#-----6C85-MD 30 Comics - Shipped 6/9 = 52wk/255 Business day Combined Press & Grade TAT, Shipping 6/8, In HeatSeal 5/24, In Labels 5/20, In Grading Room 4/5, 43 wks in Pressing Room.

#-----4259-MD 30 Comics w/2 VSP - Ready for Pickup 8/16 = 61 wk/291 Business day Combined Press & Grade TAT, In HeatSeal 8/11, In Labels 8/10, In Pressing Room. (per SteveRicketts Pressing Post#389, this likely had press completed in May or June, just hadn't received notification or dashboard update)


Delivered to CBCS 6/21/21
#-----C148-MD - 30 comics - Ready for Pickup 9/29 = 66wk or 322 business day combined Press & Grade TAT, In HeatSeal 9/27, In Labels 9/26, In Grading Room 5/31, Previously only mark Received, never marked In Pressing.


Delivered to CBCS 6/29/21
#-----6136-MD - 102 comics - Ready for Pickup 10/11 = 67wk or 324 business day combined Press & Grade TAT, In HeatSeal 9/27, In Labels 9/27, In Billing 9/26, In Grading Room 6/8, Received

#-----82E4-MD - 34 comics - Ready for Pickup 9/28 = 65wk or 315 business day combined Press & Grade TAT, In HeatSeal 9/27, In Labels 9/26, In Grading Room 6/7, Received


Delivered to CBCS 7/6/21
#-----C197-MD - 21 comics - Ready for Pickup 9/16 = 62wk or 301 business day combined Press & Grade TAT[/b], In HeatSeal 8/02, In Labels 7/29, In Grading Room 6/23, 50 wks / 240 Business day Press TAT.

#-----EB2E-MD - 30 comics - Completed/Shipped 10/24 = <68wk or 328 business day combined Press & Grade TAT, In Shipping 10/24, In HeatSeal 10/19, In Labels 10/19, In Grading notification 10/19 (press completed 8/1 or likely earlier), In Pressing Room. (per SteveRicketts post that they are working on orders delivered Sept 2021, just haven't received notification or dashboard update)

#-----E175-MD - 34 comics - Ready for Pickup 11/2 = 69wk or 335 business day combined Press & Grade TAT, In Grading (Pre-Shipping?) 11/1, In HeatSeal 10/31, In Labels 10/20, In Grading notification 10/19 (press completed 8/1 or likely earlier), In Pressing Room. (per SteveRicketts post that they are working on orders delivered Sept 2021, just haven't received notification or dashboard update)

#-----D6B1-MD - 32 comics - Completed/Ready for Pickup 11/10 = 70wk or 341 business day combined Press & Grade TAT, Reverted back to "Grading", so probably will be in shipping in 1-2 business days 11/8, In HeatSeal 10/31, In Labels 10/29. In Grading notification 10/24 (press completed 8/1 or likely earlier),In Pressing Room. (per SteveRicketts post that they are working on orders delivered Sept 2021, just haven't received notification or dashboard update)


Delivered to CBCS 7/14/21
#-----19FC-MD - 30 comics - Completed/Shipped 10/28 = 67wk or 327 business day combined Press & GradeTAT, In Shipping 10/19, In QC 10/18, In HeatSeal 10/17, In Labels 10/14. In Grading notification 10/11,(press completed 8/1 or likely earlier), In Pressing Room. (per SteveRicketts post that they are working on orders delivered Sept 2021, just haven't received notification or dashboard update)

#-----24FC-MD - 30 comics - Completed/Shipped 10/20 = 66wk or 321 business day combined Press & Grade TAT, In shipping 10/19, In HeatSeal 10/17, In Labels 10/14, In Grading notification 10/14 (press completed 8/1 or likely earlier), In Pressing Room. (per SteveRicketts post that they are working on orders delivered Sept 2021, just haven't received notification or dashboard update)

#-----6D64-MD - 60 comics - Completed/Shipped 11/10 = 69wk or 335 business day combined Press & Grade TATIn Shipping 11/09, Reverted back to "Grading", so probably will be in shipping in 1-2 business days 11/7, In HeatSeal 10/21, In Labels 10/20, In Grading notification 10/18 (press completed 8/1 or likely earlier), In Pressing Room. (per SteveRicketts post that they are working on orders delivered Sept 2021, just haven't received notification or dashboard update)

#-----7189-MD - 30 comics - Completed/Shipped 9/29 = 63wk or 304 business day combined Press & Grade TAT, In Shipping 9/23, In HeatSeal 9/23, In Labels 9/22, In Grading 8/1 or likely earlier, In Pressing Room. (per SteveRicketts post that they are working on orders delivered Sept 2021, just haven't received notification or dashboard update)

#-----8142-MD - 68 comics - Completed/Shipped 10/25 = <68wk or 329 business day combined Press & Grade TATIn Shipping 10/24, In QC 10/24,In HeatSeal 10/19, In Labels 10/19, In Grading notification 10/18 (press completed 8/1 or likely earlier), In Pressing Room. (per SteveRicketts post that they are working on orders delivered Sept 2021, just haven't received notification or dashboard update)

#-----8596-MD - 30 comics - Completed/Shipped 10/10 = <65wk or 311 business day combined Press & Grade TAT, in Shipping 10/10, In HeatSeal 10/6, In Labels 10/5, Officially In Grading 10/5 but finished press 8/1 or likely earlier, In Pressing Room. (per SteveRicketts post that they are working on orders delivered Sept 2021, just haven't received notification or dashboard update)

#-----A44C-MD - 60 comics - Completed/Shipped 11/07 = <69wk or 332 business day combined Press & Grade TAT, In Shipping 11/7In Shipping 11/7,[/b] Received another In Grading notification, so probably will be in shipping in 1-2 business days 11/3, Back to In HeatSeal 10/28, In Labels 10/24, In HeatSeal 10/22, In Labels 10/19, In Grading notification 10/18 (press completed 8/1 or likely earlier), In Pressing Room. (per SteveRicketts post that they are working on orders delivered Sept 2021, just haven't received notification or dashboard update)

#-----B5DA-MD - 29 comics - Completed/Shipped 10/26 = 67wk or 324 business day combined Press & Grade TAT, In Shipping 10/25, In HeatSeal 10/20, In Labels 10/19, In Grading notification 10/19 (press completed 8/1 or likely earlier), In Pressing Room. (per SteveRicketts post that they are working on orders delivered Sept 2021, just haven't received notification or dashboard update)

#-----876C-EX - 30 comics - Ready for Pickup 9/16 = 61wk or 295 business day combined Press & Grade TAT, In HeatSeal 8/02, In Labels 7/29, In Grading Room 6/24, Received[/b]


Delivered to CBCS 9/20/21
#-----7374-MD - 8 comics Grade only/No Press - Completed/Ready for Pickup 9/12, In Labels 9/2, In Grading 7/16, Received - Total Grade only TAT = <51 wks or 244 Business days.

#-----6A82-MD - 18 comics - Completed/Ready for Pickup 9/11, In HeatSeal 9/1, In Grading 8/31, another case of Pressing in less than a year with 49 wk movement. CBCS changed invoice back to "Received" 8/25, In Pressing Room - Total TAT w/Press = <51 weeks or 244 business days

#-----6A82-EX - 7 comics - Completed/Ready for Pickup 9/11, In HeatSeal 9/1, In Grading 8/31, another case of Pressing in less than a year with 49 wk movement. CBCS changed invoice back to "Received" 8/25, In Pressing Room 5/27, TAT w/Press = <51 weeks or 244 business days [/b]


Delivered to CBCS 2/24/22
#-----EAC8-CN - 2 comics - In Pressing Room

#-----EAC8-EX - 11 comics - In Pressing Room

#-----EAC8-MD - 17 comics - In Pressing Room

#-----BD64-EX - 2 comics - In Pressing Room

#-----BD64-MD - 39 comics - In Pressing Room

#-----8043-MD w/VSP - 14 comics - In Pressing Room


Delivered to CBCS Friday 08/19/22
#-----A0CC-PRM - 1 comic - In Pressing Room 8/22, Received 8/22

#-----A0CC-V+ - 2 comics - In Pressing Room 8/22, Received 8/22

#-----A734-VN - 5 comics - In Pressing Room 8/22, Received 8/22

#-----A2F1-MD - 32 comics - In Pressing Room 8/22, Received 8/22

#-----7372-MD - 10 comics - In Pressing Room 8/22, Received 8/22

#-----703D-MD - 12 comics - In Pressing Room 8/22, Received 8/22

#-----786C-MD - 20 comics / Grade only - Received 8/22

#-----7A3B-MD - 14 comics - In Pressing Room 8/23, Received 8/23

#-----A5EC-RH - 4 comics / ReHolder - Ready for Pick-up 9/6, In Labels 8/23, Received 8/23

#-----8803-RH - 4 comics / ReHolder - Completed/Shipped 9/6, In Shipping 9/2, In Labels 8/26, Received 8/23

I will continue to update until completed.
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yes the one I received in july had a press, it was 9 books
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@cbusch1 - Cool, thnx. That tracks with the avg 1 yr combined Press & Grade TAT's that I have been receiving.
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This is the response received from customer service for an order received 11/09/2021.
13 Modern w/3 VSPs No Press

I looked into your invoice and our graders are currently working on submissions from the timeframe you submitted. I would anticipate receiving these by the end of January if not sooner.
Best,


Was hoping to get them at least before the end of the year but we'll see...
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I have 7 very expensive books stuck in shipping. They have been there for 3.5 weeks.

Avengers 1, Tales to Astonish 1; and Golden Age Sub-Mariner 1, Young Allies 1, etc.

Can anyone tell me how long it takes to get these thing out of Shipping? How hard is it to put these guys in a box and send them home?

CBCS charged me $80 a book...I can't say I'm happy.

You folks who have waited over a year...I just can't imagine what that is like.

Bob
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Bob


Uncle Bob?

If you go to your dashboard, maybe there is more detailed information if you click on the invoice and view the PDF. It's also possible one or several of your golden age books were determined to be above the $5000 FMV limit and CBCS is waiting for you to pay the extra grading fees, which can also be accessed under your dashboard. There should be somewhere to click that says "Billing" which will take you to a screen to authorize additional charges.

Those are some amazing books! I hope you share photos of the 5 mentioned and the mystery "etc." comics once you receive them back.
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So, here is everything I have out. I did get an email back and it said TATs were at one year now. Even though when quite a few of these were turned it it was only 12 to 16 weeks.
Since Steve left...
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@flanders

Thanks for the tip! I tried looking at the invoice and there isn't any additional info (at least yet).

The other two books are Mystic Comics 1 (1940), and Tough Kids Squad Comics 1.

I will post them...IF, I ever see them again (lol and sobs)...

--Bob
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What gets me is that when a lot of our orders were submitted, the TAT was posted. My early ones were posted as 16 - 20 weeks. That's acceptable. I sent them in under the guise that in 3 to 4 months I would be receiving my order back. Then when the time is changed to 52 weeks or longer, due to what I can only speculate as "poor order management", there is nothing said. No, "we're sorry"...""here's a discount"..."suck it up buttercup"...nothing.
Why are small orders put in after a lot of these going through when older orders are just pushed to the side? Process the books through in order that they are received, not by what is convenient to grade and quickest.
My two cents...back to waiting impatiently like everyone else.
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